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in july. no word on how many jobs will be here in the area. >>> the campbell city council could finalize the annexation of a small piece of land. it is tucked neatly between campbell and san jose but had previously fallen under the jurisdiction of san jose. tonight a tentative date could be set for next may as the date cambrian36 can officially call itself campbell. >>> the city owes about $4 million to the california public employees retirement system other while known as calpers. the city will save about $700,000 in interests by taking out a new loan at lower interest rates and then paying off that debt now. >>> california secretary of state debra boeing was in the area to thank two long time workers. >> thank you rita for your 60 years of service. would you like to come up? medina began her work with the county's registrar's work in 1962 after the urging of her brother cesar chavez. there's a huge need for poll workers and people of all ages are encouraged to help out. >> we often urge counties to talk to their high schools because high school students who are 16 and have a 2.5 averag
of the dollar for an electric brain that runs a train. >>> campbell's soup is shutting down its sacramento plant and eliminating 7,000 jobs there. the announcement was made at a 7:00 meeting this morning. the change comes as campbell's is trying to cut costs. >> sacramento has the highest production cost per case of any plant in our network that's why we made the decision to close the plant. >> reporter: the plant is scheduled to close next july. cam campbells is also closing it's spice plant in san francisco. >>> a small group of protesters is clashing with police at this hour. it is the same area where police evicted an occupy encampment early this morning. amber lee just arrived there morning on market street. al we -- amber what's going on there? >> reporter: julie we're at the interception of market and drum right across the street from the embarcader. we want to show you what we see right here. there's at least one dozen police officers with helmets and batons. what we saw when we arrived was a group of men yelling at the officers. not clear what they were saying. a witness told us he saw
." sorrentino also noted in certain markets there are even bidding wars on homes. campbell's soup is shutting the doors to two of its factories. the soupmaker will cut 700 jobs in phases during the closure of a plant in sacramento. the doors of a new jersey spice plant will also close. the company blames lower volume sales of canned goods. executives at a popular mattress company are hoping for king- sized profits. tempur-pedic is gaining market share by acquiring rival sealy corp. tempur-pedic shelled out around $228 million for sealy. the deal will form the world's largest mattress company, although both companies will still run independently. it's expected the deal will be final at the beginning of next year. sears and darden restaurants are taking a shot a benefit shopping. the companies are giving employees lump sum checks and letting workers choose medical coverage online. other u.s. employers will keep a close eye on the companies to see if the program works. it might spark a change in the way other benefits are handled in the workplace, such as 401ks. the map app fight may be over. re
night leaves four people dead. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. we're learning more details about a deadly four-hour stretch in oakland. investigators say the latest incident involves two young men shot to death on 72nd avenue near international boulevard, just after 6:00 this morning. lorraine blanco spoke to the family of one of those men. >> reporter: screams filled the scene of a violent scene that ended with two men in the minivan. family members say one of the victims is 23-year-old robert dowell. he lived just a few doors down from the shooting. >> he got a night job. all he do is work and come home. >> reporter: the men were sitting in the vehicle and men on foot, they got into a fight. >> there was some type of interaction where both victims were shot. >> reporter: veronica lee is heartbroken. she knew both of them. >> they often sit in the car and talk. they were young boys, young men. they don't cause any trouble or anything. they've never r been disrespectful to me or -- never been disrespectful to me or anything else. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours, four people hav
critical of the department. good afternoon, i am tori campbell, the oakland police accident is facing a growing list of challenges including facing the possibility of a federal take over, new at noon alex savidge joins us live from opd headquarters, so what is the chief saying about all these problems, alex? >> reporter: at this news couches the chief made it clear he is frustrated by a recent speak in murders and talked about this weekend, a particularly violent one, 5 homicides that happened in the span of 18 hours. there was a news conference this morning here at police headquarters and we learned those killings in particular from this past weekend were not connected but did find out the investigates were targeted, despite the hard work of detectives that have been no arrests and to that end the chief today talked about new ways the department is trying to encourage witnesses to these crimes to come forward and help police. in particularly talked about a new system today are using called nixel, where witnesses to crimes, people with information can text that information to the depa
will hear how candidates are spinning the information. good afternoon everyone. i am in for tory campbell. first we begin with are breaking news where a fatal crash on 880 is causing a big traffic back up. this is a live look from news chopper 2 down at 880 and 237. highway patrol says just before 11:00 this morning, a car crashed into center median and caught fire. we have confirmed that one person inside that car has died. again, it happened to the south bound 880 off ramp to 237. you can see the traffic backed up in the area and miles beyond the connector ramp from 237 to south bound 880 is closed and is expected to stay closed at least another hour. california gas prices jump $.20 overnight and in many spots, $5 bill will get you just one gallon of gas. it may not even get you that in the coming days. live in san jose with reaction from the roadways. >> reporter: we're here at this gas station where it costs 4.63 a gallon for regular unleaded. that's the higher side because the record was set in june 2008 when the average was 4.59 a gallon. we are poised to break that average next wee
who was at ft. campbell suffering from ptsd. >> i felt like streaking the general's lawn because maybe a naked woman would get attention and maybe they wouldn't sweep me underneath the rug. >> instead she took this photo of herself. incident i you see she's got her husband's hat on, her husband's gun. this led to hundreds of others doing the exact same thing. not only facebook campaign but launched battlingbear.org. find out about this and see more photos. >> more should be done for our veterans. so many suffer from ptsd. so many news stories about how they are not getting the treatment they need. >> this is a shot of her husband brandon mccoy who committed suicide in march after struggling with ptsd. >> these are my husband's dog tags. they were found in his car. >> this is a really beautiful way and effective way to get the point across. it gives us insight into what all of our soldiers are going through not just in battle. once they return they have a whole different kind of battle to fight. >>> a grass fire, a bridge, and a camera to catch it all at number eight. >>> a warning for
. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,136. >>> mortgage rates dropped to record lows this week. the average rate on a 30 year loan dropped to 3.4%, down from 3.49% last week. a 15 year mortgage that also hit a record low, dropped
celebration for the team and the fans. good afternoon. i'm tori'm campbell. the entire regular season comes down to the final game for the oakland a's. right now they are tied for the texas rangers for the lead in the american league west and happening now ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savage is live at the colosseum where the two teams face off for a win or take all game and the crowds must be so excited alex? >> reporter: they certainly are. the colosseum will be a loud place. half hour until the first pitch and this game as you can see over here on the ticket kiosk it is officially sold out. there's a playoff-like atmosphere out here as the a's take on the texas rangers with a division title on the line. >> [applause] >> fired up a's fans filed into the colosseum this morning, confident in their teams chances today. >> we aren't worried. >> we're going to win. we are going all the way. >> on the field the a's players are staying loose knowing they can cap off an improbable season ending run with a win today. the victory would make them al west champions. >> they got the mojo. you know, i
. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> another young child is hit and killed on a busy novato street. it happened yesterday on novato boulevard and san marin drive. police say the girl, who was new to the area, was home when it happened. christien kafton has more. >> reporter: we're on the stretch of road where the fatal accident happened. first, now that the sun is up you can, you can see the trail where the middle schooler was hit. candles and teddy bears have been left here as a somber memorial. she was hit by a white suv. emergency crews rushed to the scene. the girl was taken by ambulance to novato hospital, then airlifted, where she was pronounced dead. authorities say the driver who hit the car stopped at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. >> it changes to 45 and then people really hit the gas coming out this way. >> reporter: i'm taking a live look at the memorial. you can see people have dropped off teddy bears an memorials and other remembrances. as you heard the neighbor talk about it a moment ago, there are definitel
morning. i'm tori campbell. it's monday, october 1st. >>> the search continues this morning for two missing men off the san mateo coast. lorraine blanco near hedgen point where the men disappeared where their boat capsized yesterday. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the boat with the coast gurd. they say they have a cutter boat off the coast. the helicopter is climbing past us. an 18-foot stripper capsized around 10:30 -- i should say striper, capsized around 10:30, a little over 20 miles from hoof man bay. one of the missing men is pin you ming of san francisco. >> he's a good brother, good husband, good son to the family. >> reporter: we're told the two other men were taken to the hospital with hypothermia. the coast guard said fog made visibility difficult but they are mott sure what made the boat overturn. the men were not wearing life jackets. a coast guard went into the air a few minutes ago. during the live shot, we're gonna get closer and see if we can see them in the water searching for the men. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>
campbell. it's tuesday october 2nd. we're following developing news of an early-morning fire in vallejo. ktvu channel reporter allie rasmus is live with the damage and information on how two people escaped the flames. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning. this fire started at:00 in the morning. now four hours later, investigators are going through the home trying to pinpoint what happened. firefighters are dousing the walls with water to make sure nothing flares up again. two people got out safely. more on that in a minute. first we want to show you the through. you can get a sense of how large this house is -- 3800 square feet. the size hans configuration of the house were both challenges for firefighters putting out this fire. so is the weather. it's warmer than unusual in vallejo and it is -- as it is in most pats. they had to bring in extra crews to relieve some of the firefighters who first responded to the fire. >> we went to three alarms on this. it -- it's a large house. it's an older house. my third alarm was to get crews on scene to help with the overall fire. >> rep
to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> five people are looking for temporary housing after a fire burned their home. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong has been there since 4:30 this morning getting a close look at the damage. >> reporter: good morning, tori. we have daylight. we can get a look at the damage. you can see how hot this fire burned. there was a partial roof collapse this morning. so waiting for daylight was very important for investigations to make sure it was safe so they can figure out what areas are safe to go into as they try to figure this out. we just talked to a neighbor who practically could feel the heat of the fire from his deck. he told us what he saw. >> from what i could tell, it was another oakland hills fire. it was so intense and so big. i thought what's going on here? it was just the one house. but it was very scary. >> reporter: when he first saw the firefighter, the firefighters were not called get. they got a call at about 12:15 and they got here and saw the fire was surrounding threatening -- the fire was threatsenning surroundin
, this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell, thursday, october 4th. we begin with developing news on the morning commute. bart has been experiencing major system-wide delays to the past two hours. ktvu's alex savidge is live there with developments. >> reporter: good morning, yes, this was a stalled work vehicle that had triggered delays earlier on. but that problem has been taken care of. we did just get word from bart a couple of minutes ago that all of their trains this morning are now running on time. earlier on the delays were significant. show you video of what it looks like here with video. a bart spokesman told us they were experiencing 40 minute delays on two lines from the east bay into san francisco. that would be those lines. this was because of a maintenance vehicle blocking tracks early this morning south of the mcarthur station. now that vehicle has been cleared out of the way but trains were backed up. everything started about 4:30 this morning when that vehicle that rides actually on the bart tracks itself came
who died were not wearing life jackets. >>> campbell police tell ktvu they have made one arrest in the recent string of burglaries. last night we told you about break-ins there. one man was arrested for breaking into storage lockers. but another burglar seen on surveillance video stealing items from cars still has not been identified. >>> now you can get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> shoppers are expected to spend more money this holiday season compared to last year according to a new report out today from the national retail federation. consumers are expected to spend $586.1 billion. that's an increase of 4.1% of last year. but in terms of growth it is much lower than last year's 5.6% increase compared to 2010. >>> and we've got a little bit of wind out there now. let's go to point rays. i have a live buoy reading out there. what i'm doing is i'm looking for the winds to shift. right now i have a wind. see hire point rays. gusts to 22 this direction. that's a pretty vigorous rob
to do. >> tori campbell says she is keeping track of the justin bieber concert. >> i'm a good parent i'm missing the game because i have daughters. >> let's take a look at the commute now. traffic on 80 westbound is moving along slowly. seriously if you are driving anywhere this weekend, keep in mind what is going on around the bay. you might want to consider using trap sit. we have reporters on the scene doing that very story. this is a look now at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up near the maze to the metering lights. also livermore valley we have slow traffic coming in. it's packing up out of the tracy triangle. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sir. a very happy friday. we have a lot of cloud cover over us. it's giving us cloudy skies. right there the higher clouds associated with area of low pressure which is finally moving toward us. it will probably be with us into early next week. might produce a few showers on monday. more on that in a minute. some of the most inland areas and some locations that have been really hot. everyone was really hot. coast, bay inland doesn't
. >>> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i'm dave clark. >> i'm torey campbell. it's friday, october 5th. talk about a busy weekend. more than a million people are expected to pack the streets of san francisco because there is a ton of events going on. tara moriarty begins the coverage in san francisco to let us know what the city is doing to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. >> reporter: we are at the america's cup official store. if you look here to your right, you can see one northbound lane there, will be shutdown this weekend between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access to the hub of all of the activities. around 6:30 this morning, a military convey, led by police came through in preparation for fleet week. today is also the quarter finals for americas cup with races scheduled this weekend. estimated to draw 40,000 people to the bay. evmember of the police force will be out. leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year, 3 million people are expected to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing
. campbell's soup and comcast have both announced plans to eliminate hundreds of jobs. both companies said the business climate did not affect their decisions, but critics say the state's high wages, taxes and housing prices make it difficult for companies to do business in california. >>> today, carmageddon the sequel is in effect on a southern california freeway. early this morning a 10 mile stretch of the 405 along the sepulveda pass on l.a.'s west side was shut down. crews say if all goes according to plan it will remain closed until the bridge is rebuilt before monday morning. for weeks, people have been warned about the closure and asked to stay away from the area. during a similar closure last year, drivers stayed away from the 405 and the shut down was considered a success. >>> the man accused of making an anti-islam film that sparked protests around the world has been arrested for lying about his identity. court documents show mark eustice legally changed his name from nakoula basseley nakoula in 2002 but never told federal authorities. prosecutors say he's used multiple aliases a
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